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Try trimming away processes and activities which add no value

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#Tip: Try trimming away processes and activities which add no value to your supply chain.

MAVES Wednesday Wisdom – Did you know?

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50% of respondents say advancements in technologies are exerting a strong impact on their company’s logistics, supply chain, and transportation operations. Forbes Insights).

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Don’t overlook the importance of Labeling!

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Labeling is one of the many factors that affect the supply chain and determines the success of a product being delivered on time. The five key areas where labeling affects the supply chain are stocking, recalls, warehouse, shipping, and product details. Misprinted labels come at a high cost. Chargebacks from big-box retailers can range from $5 to $165 per label. In 2018, companies paid up to $24 billion US in recalls for reasons including misprinted labels!

Key strategies to increase supply chain resilience

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How can 3PLs increase their resilience? And what are the changes that 3PLs need to adapt to, to ensure long-term success?

Supply Chain Planning Value Matrix 2021

Holistically analyze your value chain for a resilient supply chain, even in times of crisis. Discover more about why the CCH® Tagetik Supply Chain Planning solution was named a leader in the Nucleus Research Supply Chain Planning Value Matrix 2021 report.

The Global Supply Chain is Evolving – Are you ready?

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The global supply chain is evolving every day, adding complexity to the roles of shippers and their third-party logistics providers (3PLs). The “I want it now” environment, formed by the evolution the digital world and fostered by both millennials and companies like Amazon, is creating opportunities for those 3PLs willing to change and adapt to meet those consumer demands.

Recap of the 2019 MAVES Advisory Board Users Group Conference

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MAVES supports after-hours steam education

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X Academy is an after-hours STEAM academy (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Mathematics) for middle and high school kids. MAVES is a supporting donor for Dr. X Academy, with a focus on supporting girls. Girls are somehow being inhibited from pursuing careers in STEAM. That girls are really good at the hard subjects is proven by their participation in Dr. X’s academy winning two World Championships in 2019.

New Partnerships

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For many years we have supported the label requirements of our 3PL clients through our ViewPoint Logistics TM software, specifically using Teklynx integrated barcode solutions. MAVES is now an official business partner and reseller of Teklynx software, allowing us to provide even better label solutions for our Clients. In 2019 MAVES became a partner with Techdinamics, expanding your options for quick and simple connectivity to all the major Webstores.

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Thank you for joining us at the 2019 MAVES Advisory Board user Group, See you in 2020

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That's a wrap. Thanks to all who joined us at # MABUG2019 in # Sacramento. See you at # MABUG2020 ! The post Thank you for joining us at the 2019 MAVES Advisory Board user Group, See you in 2020 appeared first on Maves.

Transforming Supply Chains for Higher Performance and Resiliency

Today, just 8% of companies have the digital maturity required to achieve resilience and mitigate supply chain disruptions, as per a new HBR Analytic Services - GEP study. What can enterprises do to accelerate digital transformation? Read the full report now to find out!

We want to thank you for being a loyal customer

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This Valentine's Day we decided to create a video to say thank you to our clients. We appreciate your business and your support. link] The post We want to thank you for being a loyal customer appeared first on Maves.

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MAVES “The Highview” Newsletter Volume 1

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MAVES is pleased to announce the start of our new Newsletter entitled “The Highview” This will be posted quarterly to keep you updated on what’s happening at MAVES and whats new in the 3PL world. We invite you to have a read! MAVES July 2018 Newsletter. The post MAVES “The Highview” Newsletter Volume 1 appeared first on Maves.

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Feeling blue? Its time to heat up your Cold Chain Solutions with MAVES

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Over 40 years ago, our first client was a Private Refrigerated Warehouse (PRW). So we understand your daily challenges can include: locating your client’s products in the variable temperature controlled environment, management of of code dated products, provision of flawlessly detailed product activity records and retention and availability of any data supporting the movement of the goods through your company’s position in the Cold Chain.

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Resolving fluidity challenges in today’s bottlenecked supply chain environment with technology

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In today’s demanding supply chain environment, SMEs (small and medium-sized enterprises) are facing unprecedented supply chain challenges much like larger companies and, as a result, have been investing in their own fleets due to the lack of equipment available in the marketplace

Is Digital Procurement Transformation Delivering on the Promise?

Is your digital transformation working, or is it still a work in progress? Download this report, from a GEP-sponsored survey from ISM, to check your performance and see how your peers are reaching their transformation goals.

Manhattan Associates named a Leader again in 2021 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Transportation Management Systems

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Manhattan Associates Inc. has been named a Leader for the third consecutive year in Gartner Inc.’s s Magic Quadrant for Transportation Management Systems

Could stockless stores be the future of the high street?

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By Alex MacPherson, Director of Consultancy and Account Management, Manhattan Associates. We have all seen the headlines and plethora of statistics about the uptick in online shopping over the last twelve months

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UK manufacturers prioritise cyber risks and a digital future post pandemic says PwC COO Survey

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Managing cyber security risks, workforce changes and growing demands for supply chain security and sustainability are the standout priorities for UK manufacturers over the next two years according to PwC’s latest COO pulse survey

Avanos Medical, Inc. successfully implements Integrated Business Planning with OMP on SAP S/4HANA

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Avanos Medical, Inc., the medical devices company, started using OMP’s Unison Planning with SAP S/4HANA as of October 2020

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4 Reasons to Break Up With Excel and Move to Digital Supply Chain Planning

Trust your supply chain forecasts: adopt a predictive intelligence platform to outperform your supply chain goals, overcome challenges of spreadsheet-based planning, reduce risks, enhance customer satisfaction, and improve the bottom line.

Dakota Integrated Solutions launches brand new corporate website

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Dakota Integrated Solutions Ltd, a real-time data capture, printing, mobility and solution specialist, has launched its new corporate website

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95% of FMCG retailers say inventory optimisation is top priority for 2021

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Symphony RetailAI, the provider of integrated AI-enabled marketing, merchandising and supply chain solutions for FMCG retailers and manufacturers, has announced findings from its Category Planning & Assortment Optimisation Executive Survey, conducted in partnership with Incisiv.

Konica Minolta announces digital solutions and print partnership with The Colour Copier Company

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Konica Minolta Business Solutions (UK) Ltd has entered into a partnership with The Colour Copier Company. The Lancashire-based company is providing its customers with Konica Minolta’s extensive range of print and digital document workflow solutions

Creating intelligence in the pharmaceutical supply chain.

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Covid-19 is straining supply chains around the world, most notably those of pharmaceutical companies. Scarcity of raw materials upstream and overheated demand downstream cause disruptions. Control over their supply chain is a major challenge for all pharma companies today

Just in Time vs. Just in Case: What’s the Way Forward for Supply Chains?

Just-in-time supply chains worked just fine — until they didn’t. Is more inventory the answer? It’s not a binary solution. Read this latest GEP paper to learn how enterprises can ensure adequate supplies without running excess inventory.

WDT goes new ways to conquer supply chain complexity with Körber

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WDT banks on the SAP implementation expertise of Körber for expanded business model

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Brexit deal protects economy, but still much to do says Logistics UK

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Business group Logistics UK has reacted with optimism to the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) reached between the UK and EU, but has cautioned that there is still much to be done to protect the nation’s supply chains, and the economy as a whole

Shoppers bag toys early this Christmas in the UK, driving November sales up 11% year-on-year

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In 2020 Brits of all ages turned to toys to help occupy the long weeks of lockdown. From entertainment to education, crafting to creating, to simply playing outside, the sector has proved its worth during the COVID-19 restrictions

Retail success post-COVID will rely on understanding new customer mindsets, says Conversity

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Six months after COVID-19 started making its mark across the world, lockdown restrictions and widespread working from home offices have caused many consumers to rethink their shopping habits. Retail technology company Conversity believes that understanding the intricacies of these new mindsets is vital if brands are to thrive in the post-pandemic world

Rethinking Supply Chain Risk: New Threats Demand New Tools and Strategies

Companies like Bayer AG and Akamai coped with recent supply chain disruptions much better than their peers. What did they do differently? Read this new HBR – GEP report on new tools and strategies to mitigate supply chain risk.

Supply meets demand: New sourcing automation solution targets ocean freight procurement

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Global provider of Intelligent Sourcing Automation, Keelvar, has launched its new AI-powered ocean freight sourcing automation solution

Retailers must optimise their pricing strategies for affordability during the golden quarter, says Oxylabs

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Recent figures from the CBI has revealed ‘retail sales fell at its fastest pace in four months in October’ as people reined in spending in the face of more coronavirus restrictions

‘Use your loaf’: Bakers Basco boss warns of tensions in bakery supply chain if panic buying reaches pre-lockdown levels.

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Paul Empson, General Manager of Bakers Basco, is warning the general public to ‘use one’s loaf’ and avoid panic buying as the possibility of a second nationwide UK lockdown hangs in the balance, to ensure demand doesn’t outstrip supply

Achieving an agile supply chain

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Supply chain resilience has never been more important. Global markets are apt to change at a moment’s notice, often a result of dramatic shifts in consumer demand and availability of products – as can be seen most recently, in the restriction in component supply due to global lockdown. These sudden changes in demand can affect manufacturers in every sector

Supply Chain Evolution: Digital Transformation Is the Way Forward

A new study by The Economist shows that 54% of enterprises want to rethink their supply chains. Make them more agile and resilient. How would supply chains evolve from here? And what should supply chain leaders be doing differently? Download the report today!